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History; Medieval

either the diocesan court, or the pope and cardinals' convocation, from a general term for 'council'.


History; Medieval

the title of an officer given command of an army or an important garrison. Also the officer who commands in the king's absence.


History; Medieval

church synod debating ecclesiastical matters.


History; Medieval

the covering course of a wall either flat or sloping to throw off the weather.


History; Medieval

A projecting block of stone built into a wall during construction. It was used to hold up an arch.

corbel table

History; Medieval

row of corbels supporting a parapet or cornice.


History; Medieval

graceful column, with base and elaborately carved capital of acanthus leaves.